Science & InnovationLaelaps At nearly three feet tall and weighing ten pounds, the Great Auk was the bulkiest member of its family of seabirds. But, despite its name, it wasn’t the largest of all time.
Picture Stories Photographer Martin Usborne was seriously disturbed by the plight of the Spanish hunting dog. Bred for their speed and agility, Usborne says up to 100,000 dogs are abandoned or killed the
Science & InnovationLaelaps Lions and tigers and bears, oh my. These are some of the most imposing predators to stalk the land, not to mention the dark corners of our imagination. But these beasts didn’t
Changing Planet Years of repeated research means familiar faces in Madagascar. Here, Tojo smiles at the camera in Angavokely, District of Manjakandriana, Madagascar. (Photo by Cara Brook) “You’re telling
Science & InnovationLaelaps Paleontologist Jakob Vinther pointed to a rust-colored boulder sitting on the black lab table. “What do you think that is?”, he asked. I hadn’t a clue. I was used to looking